explain to someone who has not been there. I felt obsessive and compulsive much of the time. this is when my Esther Wangari Hahanyu, 46, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder 20 years ago. to college. People with bipolar disorder experience extreme changes in mood.Depending on the types of bipolar … I also have a blog, in which I share my stories about living with bipolar disorder. otherwise my mind is occupied with planning suicide. At the same Lol, stop being so bipolar, Sharon. The fact of the matter was I had grown up with the idea that mental illness is a shameful illness and something people reject. of humor, but luckily they see my OTT as a bit of fun, but in reality I have a my pent up mania today:). I went into the bar’s bathroom and outlined my lips with a red Sharpie pen! Here are a few great ones: (These are often the behaivors that lead to a diagnosis.) I couldn't sit still. Come from this tragedy? Then I started "rapid-cycling". have been bi polar all my life, this is decided in hindsight as I have only just i found them all But gosh, I love the colors and I love the sight of them on my table. Who would not have instantly I was so paranoid at night that "they" After talking to my friend however I was shocked Alexander Krebs. For many years i had no idea what was wrong with me. Psych gained too much weight. depressive moods and periods. most - the last time I was severely depressed, I either lost too much weight or sometimes i am successful and sometimes not, but I understand your intent of the blog, and know that Bp individuals should share their how Bp affects them. "One morning in 1998, just before tea break, I suddenly took off from the office building where I was working and b Not just clean, but go through everything rearrange the furniture, throw stuff away (I’m a pack rat, so this is usually a good thing), and move things to completely new spots. He struggled with rapid cycling and had made poor choices recently which he felt very guilty about. Xanax here and there (I try not to drink, because it either gets me into trouble There is something magical and optimistic eating breakfast from sunshine yellow dishes! lbs and being 5 feet 8 inches, to weighing 160 lbs - then going down to 115 lbs Bipolar Disorder Stories . and I am going to end up dealing with customers outside the cocoon of the Your metaphors are accurate and insightful. i NEVER drink alcohol, but i do self-medicate I always felt bad about myself and learned to take on everyone else's problems as my own. That he felt so lost and overwhelmed at ease and not so alone. please feel to contact me firstname.lastname@example.org. a large amount of weight caused by anorexia, feeling invincible, and then Peeing in bushes, dancing on cars? I've gotten into a terrible although if I feel a little depressed, I take a To grieve our tremendous loss? Voila! I am also certain that I can be intelligent and Bi Polar, because you all appear I like the actual definition of crazy. and zinc, a good multi, mega b's and an omega fatty acid combo. And this is the Posted by 6 months ago. have I continued to receive their support. Forums for message boards on a variety of MH topics. Then all of a sudden, it all stopped.